Sports governance

Brazil's Giba, center right, tries to block Austria's Stefanie Schwaiger during a snow volleyball exhibition match at the Austria House in Pyeongchang, South Korea, Wednesday, Feb. 14, 2018. Europe has a small snow volleyball league, and promoters showed off the sport in an exhibition match before hundreds of curiosity seekers. (AP Photo/Felipe Dana)
February 14, 2018 - 6:06 am
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — The Latest on the Pyeongchang Olympics (all times local): 8 p.m. Snow volleyball is not an Olympic sport. Probably never will be. But it had its finest moment on when Prince Albert of Monaco — an International Olympic Committee member — showed up at a chilly outdoor...
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February 13, 2018 - 12:07 pm
The NCAA has denied Notre Dame's appeal of a decision to vacate 21 victories because of academic misconduct, including all 12 wins from the school's 2012 national championship game run. In a letter to Notre Dame alumni, University President Fr. John Jenkins criticized the decision, saying the...
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Chloe Kim, of the United States, jumps during the women's halfpipe finals at Phoenix Snow Park at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, Tuesday, Feb. 13, 2018. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man)
February 13, 2018 - 10:27 am
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — The Latest on the Pyeongchang Olympics (all times local): 12:20 a.m. Chloe Kim's win in the women's halfpipe final was the early highlight before attention moved to Alpine skiing and Marcel Hirscher's victory in the men's combined. Tuesday finished with a rush of six...
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Natalie Geisenberger of Germany competes in her third run during the women's luge final at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, Tuesday, Feb. 13, 2018. (AP Photo/Wong Maye-E)
February 13, 2018 - 8:06 am
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — The Latest on the Pyeongchang Olympics (all times local): 10: p.m. Natalie Geisenberger has another Olympic women's luge gold medal. The German star is now the two-time Olympic champion, after finishing off the historic win at the Pyeongchang Games. Germany's Dajana...
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In this undated image provided by Nike, figure skater Zahra Lari model wears Nike's new hijab for Muslim female athletes. The pull-on hijab is made of light, stretchy fabric that includes tiny holes for breathability and an elongated back so it will not come untucked. It will come in three colors: black, vast grey and obsidian. Beaverton-based Nike says the hijab will be available for sale next year. (Nike via AP)
March 07, 2017 - 6:30 pm
BEAVERTON, Ore. (AP) — Nike has unveiled a hijab for Muslim female athletes. The Nike Pro Hijab has been in development for a year, the company said. Athletes contributed input into the product, and figure skater Zahra Lari was among those who tested it. The pull-on hijab is made of light, stretchy...
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FILE - In this Friday, Feb. 26, 2016 file photo, IOC President Thomas Bach speaks during the extraordinary FIFA congress in Zurich, Switzerland. Olympic leader Thomas Bach's grand plan was to streamline the Olympics, cut costs and encourage more cities to step up to try to host the games. Judged by the first round of bidding since the revamp, the plan, titled "Agenda 2020," has failed. (AP Photo/Michael Probst File)
February 24, 2017 - 12:35 pm
The International Olympic Committee wants to keep considering changes that could result in both the 2024 and 2028 Summer Games awarded in September. An internal letter written by IOC President Thomas Bach's spokesman suggests further adjustments are needed in the way Olympic hosts are chosen. It...
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FILE - This Dec. 16, 2016 file photo shows Mississippi NCAA college head football coach Hugh freeze speaking during a news conference at the Manning Center in Oxford, Miss. Mississippi's football team will not play in the postseason next year. The Rebels might be facing more penalties, too, now that the NCAA says the program has committed more than 20 rules violations over the past several years. (Bruce Newman/Oxford Eagle via AP)
February 22, 2017 - 6:45 pm
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi's football team will not play in the postseason next year. The Rebels might be facing more penalties, too, now that the NCAA says the program has committed more than 20 rules violations over the past several years. Ole Miss officials said Wednesday that the...
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